South Korea Fines Tesla $2.2M On Violating False Advertisement Law

  • South Korea’s antitrust body plans to press Tesla Inc TSLA with a 2.8 billion won ($2.2 million) fine for advertising law violation.
  • The automotive giant, the watchdog said, had falsely exaggerated and advertised the charging speed and driving range of its electric vehicles, Bloomberg reported.
  • The Korean language website of the company changed the advertisement when the investigation against the Elon Musk-led company was started in February.
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  • Also, the Fair Trade Commission is likely to impose Tesla with an additional 1 million won penalty for information shortage on its cancellation policy.
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  • Price Action: TSLA shares are trading lower by 3.70% at $118.62 in premarket on the last check Tuesday.
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